CVE-2000-0711

Current Description

Netscape Communicator does not properly prevent a ServerSocket object from being created by untrusted entities, which allows remote attackers to create a server on the victim's system via a malicious applet, as demonstrated by Brown Orifice.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 20, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftVirtual Machine2000*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftVirtual Machine3100*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftVirtual Machine3200*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftVirtual Machine3300*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.04*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.05*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.5*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.06*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.6*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.07*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.7*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.08*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.51*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.61*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.72*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.73*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeCommunicator4.74*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Virtual Machine 2000, 3100, 3200, 3300
Netscape Communicator 4.0, 4.04, 4.05, 4.06, 4.07, 4.08, 4.5, 4.51, 4.6, 4.61, 4.7, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74

References

NameSourceURLTags
CA-2000-15http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-15.htmlCERTPATCH Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
1545http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1545BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
20000805 Dangerous Java/Netscape Security Holehttp://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=20000805020429.11774.qmail@securityfoBUGTRAQVendor Advisory
20000816 JDK 1.1.x Listening Socket Vulnerability (was Re: BrownOrifice can break firewalls!)http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=3999922128E.EE84TAKAGI@java-house.etlBUGTRAQVendor Advisory